IL Other News of the Week (Week of January 13, 2020)


E-Sports Arrives in KCPS

The Southeast Knights have started a new sport at their school, which could be a MSHSAA sanctioned “emerging activity” starting next school year. David Logan, a math teacher at Southeast High School, formed the first E-Sports team in KCPS, and they will be competing in their first tournament over the next few weeks.

Boys Volleyball is Trending in KCPS

Three KCPS schools are attempting to have boys volleyball teams this year. East, Northeast, and Lincoln all plan to offer the club sport to their male athletes this spring. The Blue Tigers competed for the first time in 2019.

IL Basketball Accolades

Congratulations to Jeramyiah Mar­shall of Central girls basketball, who scored 13 points to go along with 5 as­sists, 5 rebounds, and 7 steals in a game vs Hogan Prep. (Photo provided by D’Wan Marshall)

Meanwhile, Northeast boys basketball senior forward Mozamil Hussein recorded a double-double with 12 points and 15 rebounds in a 65-57 win over East High School on January 6, 2020. (Photo provided by Renee Smith)